Muscle & Fitness Deputy Editor, Matt Tuthill sat down with Fox 5 New York‘s, Duke Castiglione to lay out a plan for getting your mind in shape before making those New Year’s resolutions to get your body in shape.

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With these helpful tips, you’ll be better prepared to achieve your goals of greater health and fitness throughout the upcoming year. It won’t be easy, but if you’re willing to be realistic and put in the hard work, you will ultimately see your New Year’s resolutions come to fruition.